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Chikila Kamei, San Mauro, Gower, Van Bocxlaer, Sherratt, Thomas, Babu, Bossuyt, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Chikilidae > Genus: Chikila
4 species

English Names

Chikila (Kamei, Gower, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2013, Zootaxa, 3666: 403). 

Distribution

Northeastern Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura; likely to occur in adjacent Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Comment

Kamei, San Mauro, Gower, Van Bocxlaer, Sherratt, Thomas, Babu, Bossuyt, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2012, Proc. R. Soc. London, B, Biol. Sci., 279: 2396-2401, implied that a number of unnamed species exist in this genus. Kamei, Gower, Wilkinson, and Biju, 2013, Zootaxa, 3666: 401–435, discussed the phylogenetics of the group, provided a key to the species, and named three species. 

Contained taxa (4 sp.):

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